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Author with Montana roots publishes novel

Several years ago a university professor gave an assignment to his class to write a poem and turn it in the next week. One disgruntled young man said, “I’m not going to do that. I’m no poet.” The professor replied, “How do you know what you are? You’re not finished yet.” Last year 81-year-old Duane…

Obituary – Beverly June Yates

  Bev Yates, former resident of Stevensville and a real estate agent and broker in the Bitterroot Valley, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2013 at the Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, following a long illness. She and her husband owned and operated Silver Dollar Antiques on Main Street for several years. Their five children…

Obituary – Frank Stanford

  Hamilton – Frank Stanford, 88, was born Joseph Frank Stanford, September 2, 1924, to Joe and Margaret Stanford in Hamilton. Frank had a twin brother, Thomas Taylor Stanford. The two boys shared a room at The Living Center in Stevensville. The two of them were great joy and amusement for the caring staff at…

Obituaries

  Katherine F. Martin Stevensville – Katherine F. (Waliser) Martin went to be with our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on March 30, 2013 at the Bitterroot Valley Living Center. She was born in Miles City, MT on March 30, 1923 to Liberadus and Celestine Waliser. As a young girl she lived in Miles City…

Obituary – Roberta (Bea) E. Hudson Scotten

  Roberta (Bea) Scotten, 86, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on the morning of March 12, 2013, at her home in Florence, Montana. Bea was born in the old Galt Hospital in Lethbridge, Alberta, to Mary and Harold Hudson on June 16, 1926. She was raised on the family wheat farm south of…

Obituary – Brandi Elizabeth Welty

  Brandi Elizabeth Welty, at the age of 32, passed away peacefully with family surrounding her on Tuesday March 12, 2013. Brandi was horn October 25, 1980 at South Bend, Washington. Her parents Martine “Marty” and Elbert G. Welty were very proud. Brandi moved to Stevensville, Montana in 2005 with her mother and son. She…

Birth Notices/Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Hamilton

  1/9/13 Boy, 7 lbs., 15 oz., 20-1/2 inches, to Jennifer and Cody Rhoden, Victor 1/10/13 Boy, 8 lbs., 7.1 oz., 22 inches, to Aubrey Cripe-London and Tafari London, Hamilton 1/16/13 Boy, 8 lbs., 3 oz., 19-1/2 inches, to Vanessa and Jacob Goss, Clinton 1/17/13 Boy, 7 lbs., 12 oz., 19-1/2 inches, to Andrea and…

Death Notices

  Richard A. Presswood Victor – Richard A. Presswood, 69, passed away in the night, Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital in Hamilton with his family by his side. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.brothersmortuary.com   Alvin L. Darneal Darby – Alvin L. Darneal, 62, passed away…

  Obituary – David J. Bush Stevensville – David J. Bush, 79, passed away peacefully on Saturday February 16, 2013 at his home in Stevensville, Montana, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Dave was blessed by the loving care of his wife and children. Born in Woodland, California, June 7, 1933,…

A taste of Scandinavia

Passing it on. Clarice Brady, the ramrod in charge of making lefse for the Faith Lutheran Scandinavian Dinner, shows her daughter-in-law Amanda how to make the tasty Norwegian flatbread in preparation for the dinner this Saturday as Clarice’s husband, Dale, works in the background. Jean Schurman photo.

  By Jean Schurman It began in Charley and Judy Larson’s kitchen 40 years ago. A few members of Faith Lutheran Church thought it would be nice to produce a dinner focused around Scandinavian food such as lefse, Swedish meatballs and of course, lutefisk. From that humble beginning, the Scandinavian Dinner has grown to feed…